Troubled home lives may be more inclined to mental health issues as a result of the stay at home orders during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Don’t wear stress like a badge of courage. Being busy is fine, but too much busy-ness is not desirable. It generates stress. And the impact stress has on your immune system over time can negatively affect your health.
We have no control over Hurricane Irma and the hurricanes that may follow in life. We can sit here and worry, but what good is that going to do?
Recent research finds that watching birds makes people feel relaxed and connected to nature. But you knew that.
Between house guests, travel and final exams, December is a stressful month; don't make it worse by sweating the small stuff or having a stroke; eat a cookie.
The clowns of the 2016 elections are increasing our anxiety. But with Obamacare we can't afford to see a doctor for an Xanax prescription. Bourbon sales increasing.
The key to maintaining physical and emotional balance while being as stress-free as possible throughout the holidays is to be honest about the most important personal priorities.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2015 – It is so easy to say to someone, “feel calm, handle situations constructively and with ease.” That does not feel like a big order to fill when we are not all charged up and ready to go. But what about when we (and our feelings) are triggered, angry or upset? ...
MISSOURI, July 11, 2014 —Those who have raised children have all experienced this “worrying life cycle.” It all starts with the pregnancy. The first creeping concern is for the health of the unborn baby. The future parent parent starts to think, “I hope the baby is okay.” Then there is the health of the mother, ...
WASHINGTON, April 14, 2014 – More than ever, I hear people lamenting how stressed out they are these days. Whether I am—at the food store, in line for a movie, at a restaurant, with family, friends, or a client—people are stressed out. Baby Boomers, especially, are feeling stress. For many Boomers who find themselves sandwiched ...
The fatigue/nap response is a learned response in man and animal and far more widespread than one might think - it is a learned response to the helplessness of a situation
The Great Recession of 2008-2011 was a time of wild economic upheaval and great uncertainty.